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About LGC

Its products form an essential part of its customers' quality assurance procedures and enable organisations to develop and commercialise new scientific products and advance research. The company serves customers across a number of end markets, including human healthcare, agri-food and environment.

It holds a number of international roles, including the UK Government Chemist for more than 100 years and the UK National Measurement Laboratory and Designated Institute for chemical and bio measurement.

Established in 1842, today LGC employs more than 3,200 people, including many internationally recognised scientific experts in their field. LGC is headquartered in the UK and serves almost 50,000 customers worldwide from its global office network spanning 19 countries across five continents.


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“We are delighted that Astorg and Cinven have chosen to partner with LGC for the next chapter of our history. Cinven and Astorg have a strong track record of investing in and supporting the growth of global companies in the Life Sciences Tools sector. Together we will continue to invest in serving our customers and supporting the development of our employees. In the past few years, LGC has strengthened its international reach and grown significantly in its chosen markets. Astorg, Cinven and LGC’s senior management are aligned in building on this momentum with a clear strategy for growth, delivering Science for a Safer World.”

Tim Robinson, Chief Executive of LGC.

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